BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - One local lawmakers it pushing for a crackdown on bullying during the second annual "Bullying Stops Here" campaign.
Students from both Maple West Elementary in Williamsville and Buffalo's King Center Charter School were there for the big kick-off at the downtown Central Library on Wednesday. State Senator Mark Grisanti, who was one of was the first local lawmaker to co-sponsor and support legislation to crackdown on cyber-bullying in New York State, was one of the featured speakers.
"Reach out, talk to your classmates, talk to a friend, make sure that they feel a part, you're all on the same team, you're all in the same school, you all live in the same neighborhood. So reach out and talk and be friends with people because that's the only way we're all going to get along. That's the only way we can make sure the bullying stops," Sen. Grisanti said.
The "Bullying Stops Here" campaign includes a calendar of themed events happening throughout October across Erie County. You can learn more at any Buffalo and Erie County public library.
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